This is one reel of the film "Native Life in the Philippines" (1913) produced by Dean C. Worcester and photographed by Charles Martin. It may be that the footage here has been re-assembled and cut by unknown parties over the years. The footage for this film was in 2011 restored under a grant by the NFPF.
Ceremonial dance, possibly a coming of age ceremony.(Ifugao)
Offerings made to stone figures.
Preparation of grain (grinding and winnowing) and carrying water from well in pots on top of heads. (Bontoc Igorot)
Young girls dressing each others' hair in a line. (Bontoc Igorot)
Men doing metal-smithing with a bellows system.
Bathing in a stream.
Mock combat between two warriors with shields, spear, and axe.(Bontoc Igorot)
Gathering tubers in the field.(Bontoc Igorot)
Musicians playing for a gathering.(Kalinga)
Making baskets.(Bontoc Igorot)
Gathering of reeds for the baskets.(Bontoc Igorot)
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